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3827
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Since 1990, rabies cases have nearly doubled each year. The state is facing an epidemic among wild animals. In 1997, 879 cases were confirmed. While raccoons are the prime carriers, bats, foxes, and skunks can also carry the disease.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 45 Issue 2, Spring 1998, p12-13, il
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8791
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Rabies is an infection that is often transmitted to people through the bites of animals infected with it, such as raccoons, bats, and dogs. Without treatment, the disease can be fatal to humans. Many states have a series of statutes and regulations to control rabies. Wall summarizes and analyzes North Carolina's rabies control laws.
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Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 109, Mar 2007, p1-13, f
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17567
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Rabies has become a serious problem in Cleveland County, North Carolina, according to the county health officer. Twenty persons have been treated by the county health department this year after exposure to rabies. The health officer has suggested a new program for the county to combat the problem.
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26565
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Some sportsmen are likely to come into contact with animals infected with rabies. But now there is a vaccine that helps combat the virus with just seven injections and fewer reactions.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 1, Jan 1981, p10, il
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9504
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Rabies broke out in northern Florida in the 1960s and has been moving steadily northward. The disease, which is being carried solely by raccoons, has now reached South Carolina. Health officials estimate that it will spread into North Carolina in the near future.
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38671
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Rabies can wreak havoc on animals and humans alike; this article explains the causes, effects, and preventative measures that can be associated with the rabies virus.
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38749
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The spread of rabies can be easily deterred by annually inoculating household pets, such as dogs and cats.
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